South Africa At A Glance

An emergent destination with wonders to discover across the country, from the history of Cape Town to the pleasures of the wine country and the migrating whales off the rugged coast. In addition to a spellbinding luxury family safari, make a difference in disadvantaged communities, and leave a lasting legacy.

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Key Highlights in South Africa

    • Change lives in disadvantaged communities throughout the country
    • Experience the diversity and vibrancy of Cape Town
    • Be in awe of the views from Table Mountain
    • Savor superb wines and enjoy stunning scenery in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – mecca for foodies too
    • Explore Cape Peninsula on bike or foot and kayak with penguins
    • Encounter the “Big 5” animals and more on luxury safari
    • Delight in the varied scenery of the Garden Route

Sample Pricing

The price for a 10 day trip to South Africa costs from $12,995 (£10,502, €12,323) per person, staying in 5* luxury accommodation. Flights are excluded, but we can arrange these for you.

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Useful Information

Flight Time from UK
13.00 hours
Flight Time from New York
19.00 hours
Flight Time from San Francisco
28.00 hours
Time Zone
GMT +2 hours
When to Visit
Jan Feb Mar Aug Sep Nov Dec

Eco-luxury Hotels

Kurland - Garden Route


This classic country house between Plettenberg Bay and Nature's Valley is surrounded by rolling fields with horses, and plays host to regular polo matches over the summer. The atmosphere is down to earth a...

River Bend Lodge and Villa - Garden Route

River Bend Lodge and Villa

Located on a private concession adjacent to Addo National Park, this comfortable lodge has 8 rooms plus there is a separate, exclusive use villa that sleeps 8 people.Children of all ages are allowed on...

Gondwana Lodge - Garden Route

Gondwana Lodge

The design is that of a thatched homestead, and the twelve oversized suites overlook Bellair Dam as well as the Anysberg Mountains.The lodge runs a well-respected programme for children, so it’s a gr...

Sanbona Lodges - Western Cape

Sanbona Lodges

Seated at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountain Range in the heart of South Africa's Little Karoo, Sanbona pays tribute to the San people who made this arid environment their home for centuries. Sanbona h...

Tswalu Kalahari - Kalahari

Tswalu Kalahari

The largest private game reserve in South Africa, there are 100,000 hectares to explore. Guest numbers are restricted to 30, so you feel remote and tranquil.The thatched units sit with the peaks of the...

Kensington place - Cape Town

Kensington place

Kensington Place is a hip boutique hotel, nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, in the desirable Higgovale neighborhood. The V&A Waterfront is a 15-minute drive away.In the summer, you can plunge ...

Garonga and Little Garonga - Kruger Park

Garonga and Little Garonga

Garonga is an exclusive 12-bed safari camp situated west of Kruger National Park in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. Whilst offering viewing of big game such as lion, elephant and rhino, Garonga promises...

Great Fish River Lodge - Eastern Cape

Great Fish River Lodge

This founding lodge in Kwandwe Reserve features a classic-contemporary style of simple elegance that embraces the lodge's splendid setting high up on a steep bank overlooking the Great Fish River.Stone...

Hamiltons Tented Camp - Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

Hamiltons Tented Camp

This Tented Camp is in the Mluwati concession in Kruger National Park offering you a colonial style safari experience with luxurious tented lodgings - taking you back in time to an era long forgotten.S...

Leshiba Wilderness - Limpopo

Leshiba Wilderness

Leshiba Wilderness is a nature and game reserve at the top of Limpopo's Soutpansberg Mountains, South Africa's northernmost range.Leshiba features a mix of indigenous forests and open plains, with dram...

Morukuru Family - Madikwe

Morukuru Family

This section of land is more exclusive than the rest of Madikwe and you can feel the privacy as you arrive. The two bush villas overlook the banks of the Groot Marico River, and they have multi-level decks...

Pafuri River Camp - Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

Pafuri River Camp

Pafuri Camp is situated along the banks of the Luvuvhu River in the far north of Kruger. The remote 24,000 hectare concession is the largest and most biodiverse in Kruger with many species reaching the sou...

Bushmans Kloof - Western Cape

Bushmans Kloof

Located 180 miles (270 kilometres) from Cape Town, Bushmans Kloof is an eco-luxury oasis in a landscape of ancient rock formations. A predator and malaria-free reserve, it is a sanctuary to many endangered...

Camp Jabulani - Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

Camp Jabulani

Located in its own private reserve, this property promises the Big Five on your doorstep. You are encouraged spot them on elephant back, arranged with their own guides. The camp is sumptuous, especially th...

Morukuru Ocean Lodge - Garden Route

Morukuru Ocean Lodge

This exclusive-use villa is in a sublime location inside De Hoop Nature Reserve, in between Hermanus and Mossel Bay. There are four rooms, all with ocean views, plus large dining, indoor and outdoor areas ...

Tintswalo Atlantic - Cape Peninsula and Penguins

Tintswalo Atlantic

Lovingly restored after a devastating fire in 2015, nestled at the base of Chapman’s Peak, overlooking the Cape’s iconic Sentinel, lies the terrific Tintswalo Atlantic. Quiet charm exudes everywhere, ...

Ecca Lodge - Eastern Cape

Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge is a small, 6 suite modern safari lodge which has been designed to be luxurious and family-friendly. It is located on rolling hills within Kwandwe Game Reserve, one of the best reserves...

Grootbos - Hermanus


An eco-luxury gem nestled in between whale watching capital Hermanus and Great White Shark capital, with separate divisions for families and couples, as well as a deluxe 6-room villa with breathtaking view...

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge - Sabi Sand Kruger and Timbavati

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

On the border of South Africa and Mozambique and in the heart of the Kruger National Park, this is a next generation luxury camp. Ingenious design means that even just arriving to check in is a sensory adv...

Sarili Lodge – Shamwari - Eastern Cape

Sarili Lodge – Shamwari

Despite its popularity, you'll hardly see anyone on your stay in Shamwari Reserve, apart from the other guests in your lodge, your ranger and your lodge's staff.Its not just the exclusivity and privac...

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